The Military Police (Marechaussee) medal was instituted for those who served in the Military Police in operational circumstances during a prolonged stretch of time. After the Navy in 1985 all other military arms followed with their operational service medals.
The Army medal was instituted for those who served in the Royal Netherlands Army in operational circumstances during a prolonged stretch of time. After the Royal Netherlands Navy in 1985 all other military arms followed with their operational service medals.
The NATO ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) Medal is a decoration presented to recognize personnel who have participated in the NATO led security mission in Afghanistan. The mission was originally assembled to support the establishment of the Afghan Transitional Administration in Kabul, but in October 2003 it was expanded to cover all of Afghanistan.
Inauguration Medal 2013 On 30th of April 2013 Queen Beatrix abdicated the throne after 33 years of serving the Netherlands. On this date Willem Alexander became the first King since 123 years (his great-great-grandfather Willem III died in 1890). All who took part in or had some role during the inauguration were eligible for this medal. More than 19000 medals were issued.
In 2001 both the Commemorative Medal for Mutinational Peacekeeping Operations and the Commemorative Medal for UN Peackeeping Operations were replaced by this medal. On the medal the following clasps can be worn: http://nl.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herinneringsmedaille_Vredesoperaties
4 days of the Nijmegen Marches km with military backpack) time reward
The Common Security and Defence Policy Service Medal (formerly the European Security and Defence Policy Service Medal), is an international military decoration awarded to individuals, both military and civilian, who have served with CSDP missions. Since the 1990s the European Union has taken a greater role in military missions both in Europe and abroad. These actions were taken under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), which is implemented by the European Union Military Staff, a…